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Pakistan buys corvette quartet from Turkey

10th July 2018 - 04:08 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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The Pakistan Navy (PN) ordered four 2,300t Ada-class corvettes from Turkish company STM on 5 July. This purchase, rumoured to be worth some $1 billion, marks Turkey’s growing presence on the global arms stage.

Indeed, commenting on the agreement, National Defence Minister Nurettin Canikli stated, ‘This will ...

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